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Enter to win a $1,500 scholarship!

This year, Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi), is pleased to offer 15 one-year scholarships, valued at $1,500 each, to students who reside on BECi service lines. The scholarship is open to first-time college students and current college students who meet requirements. The winners will be selected at the BECi Annual Meeting held Saturday, March 27, 2021, by a random drawing. The student does not have to be present to win. Applicants can apply online at www.beci.org or pick up an application at any of the BECi offices or at local high schools.

BECi Employees Donate Funds to Community Organizations

In the season of giving, BECi employees generously donated monetary contributions through payroll deductions to benefit community organizations and spread Christmas cheer to local children and their families.

The total amount raised by BECi employees was $2,761. These funds were then matched by the cooperative and through CoBank’s Sharing Success Program for a grand total of $13,022.

Repayment Options for Those Experiencing Hardship due to COVID-19

We recognize the significant economic fallout from COVID-19 on local families and businesses. As our community recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, starting on July 16, 2020, we will resume disconnections for accounts with past due balances. We understand that this pandemic was unprecedented and that our members may be facing financial challenges and may have trouble paying their electric bill during this time.

Mazilly named Vice President of Finance and Corporate Services

Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BECi) announced today that Ashley Mazilly will serve as the new Vice President of Finance and Corporate Services. Mazilly was promoted to this position after the retirement of Ron Marshall, who served the cooperative for over 40 years. Mazilly will be responsible for managing the cooperative’s finance, accounting and corporate services. 

BECi Announces Scholarship Winners

For 27 years, Beauregard Electric Cooperative Inc. (BECi), has randomly selected students within its service area to receive a scholarship to attend a Louisiana University. These funds were made possible through legislative changes in 1993 to allow unclaimed funding to stay in local communities assisting families to further their education.

Since its inception, BECi has awarded 180 students more than $240,00 in scholarships. The results of the scholarship drawing were announced Friday, April 17, during a live feed video on the co-op’s Facebook page.

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